The table below looks at the statistics for Knowledge Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Knowledge Management over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Knowledge Management
Rank 385 430 496
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +66
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 222 148 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.38% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 74 49
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£355 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 3
Average hourly rate £18.11 £17.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -18.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.21 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+4.05% -18.60%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41835 39073 41091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.23% 73.30% 70.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 25909 24001 23803
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1148 1055 1460
Average hourly rate £23.00 £27.97 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.76% -9.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Knowledge Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Knowledge Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK.

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Knowledge Management
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK.

Knowledge Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Knowledge Management
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Knowledge Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +43 211 £355 -5.33% 28
London +59 98 £400 - 13
South East +28 68 £375 -3.22% 9
Hampshire +23 51 £300 -30.13% 6
East of England -20 14 £201 -52.71% 3
Scotland -5 9 £316 -9.64% 2
North West -10 9 £315 +125.00%
Canary Wharf +23 8 - -
Berkshire +6 8 £375 +7.14% 1
South West -32 8 £490 +30.66% 2
Glasgow - 8 £316 - 2
Wiltshire -6 7 £490 +22.50%
City of London +22 6 £364 -9.06% 6
North East - 6 £365 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £365 -
Norfolk - 6 £201 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £365 -
Norwich - 6 £201 -
Surrey +4 5 £523 -
Manchester -16 4 £309 +120.53%
Yorkshire - 4 £350 - 1
Reading +13 3 - -
Swindon - 3 £490 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £350 -
Hook - 3 £300 -
Slough -1 2 £365 +4.28%
East Midlands -4 2 £150 -55.55%
West Midlands -20 2 - -
Birmingham +2 1 - -
Cheshire -8 1 - -

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Knowledge Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Knowledge Management.

1 156 (38.33%) Microsoft
2 148 (36.36%) HP
3 144 (35.38%) Security Cleared
4 141 (34.64%) Oracle
5 130 (31.94%) HTML
6 128 (31.45%) ISTQB
7 117 (28.75%) SC Cleared
8 109 (26.78%) .NET
8 109 (26.78%) Project Management
9 103 (25.31%) ASP.NET
10 102 (25.06%) ITIL
11 101 (24.82%) JavaScript
12 100 (24.57%) JSP
13 92 (22.60%) Test Scripting
14 88 (21.62%) SharePoint
15 75 (18.43%) CRM
16 71 (17.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 69 (16.95%) Oracle Reports
18 68 (16.71%) UNIX
19 67 (16.46%) DV Cleared
20 65 (15.97%) MS Excel
21 63 (15.48%) QuickTest Pro
21 63 (15.48%) Finance
22 59 (14.50%) Oracle EBS
22 59 (14.50%) C#
23 58 (14.25%) Test Automation
24 57 (14.00%) VB
25 56 (13.76%) Windows
26 54 (13.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
27 50 (12.29%) Service Management

Knowledge Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Knowledge Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Knowledge Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 88 (21.62%) SharePoint
2 28 (6.88%) CMS
3 19 (4.67%) MS Exchange
4 13 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (2.95%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (2.46%) Lync
8 6 (1.47%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.23%) IBM Notes
9 5 (1.23%) Oracle Coherence
9 5 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.98%) Drupal
11 3 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.74%) Alfresco
11 3 (0.74%) Confluence
11 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.49%) TWiki
12 2 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 65 (15.97%) MS Excel
2 37 (9.09%) MS Office
3 24 (5.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (4.67%) MS Visio
5 12 (2.95%) MS Project
6 11 (2.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 59 (14.50%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (4.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (1.97%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (1.23%) RMDS
5 5 (1.23%) Workday HCM
6 4 (0.98%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.49%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.49%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.25%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.25%) SAP MII
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.95%) SaaS
2 8 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.49%) IaaS
3 2 (0.49%) Office 365
3 2 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (10.07%) TCP/IP
2 29 (7.13%) HTTPS
3 25 (6.14%) Intranet
4 22 (5.41%) SAN
5 15 (3.69%) HTTP
5 15 (3.69%) DNS
6 14 (3.44%) SSL
7 13 (3.19%) Wireshark
8 11 (2.70%) Internet
9 7 (1.72%) Firewall
10 6 (1.47%) VPN
11 4 (0.98%) VLAN
11 4 (0.98%) WAN
11 4 (0.98%) ADSL
11 4 (0.98%) Broadband
12 3 (0.74%) LAN
12 3 (0.74%) SMTP
12 3 (0.74%) IPsec
12 3 (0.74%) BGP
12 3 (0.74%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (16.95%) Oracle Reports
2 16 (3.93%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.47%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.23%) DB2
5 5 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.98%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (0.98%) DataStage
7 3 (0.74%) EDRMS
7 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.49%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (0.49%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.49%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 63 (15.48%) QuickTest Pro
2 14 (3.44%) LoadRunner
3 11 (2.70%) JIRA
4 9 (2.21%) JUnit
4 9 (2.21%) PowerDesigner
5 4 (0.98%) Subversion
5 4 (0.98%) CaliberRM
6 2 (0.49%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.49%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.25%) MSI
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
General
1 63 (15.48%) Finance
2 28 (6.88%) Publishing
3 21 (5.16%) Banking
4 15 (3.69%) Marketing
5 14 (3.44%) Investment Banking
6 13 (3.19%) Front Office
7 10 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (2.46%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.97%) Back Office
9 7 (1.72%) Legal
9 7 (1.72%) Retail
10 6 (1.47%) Law
10 6 (1.47%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.98%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.25%) Advertising
12 1 (0.25%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 101 (24.82%) Analyst
2 49 (12.04%) Test Analyst
3 30 (7.37%) Test Leader
4 28 (6.88%) Architect
5 27 (6.63%) Business Analyst
5 27 (6.63%) Test Manager
6 26 (6.39%) Tester
7 20 (4.91%) Coordinator
8 19 (4.67%) Developer
9 18 (4.42%) Project Manager
9 18 (4.42%) Service Manager
10 17 (4.18%) Consultant
11 15 (3.69%) Support Engineer
12 14 (3.44%) Test Specialist
13 10 (2.46%) QA Tester
14 9 (2.21%) Automation Tester
14 9 (2.21%) Performance Analyst
14 9 (2.21%) Knowledge Manager
14 9 (2.21%) Performance Test Analyst
15 8 (1.97%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (31.94%) HTML
2 109 (26.78%) .NET
3 103 (25.31%) ASP.NET
4 100 (24.57%) JSP
5 16 (3.93%) XML
6 15 (3.69%) CSS
7 11 (2.70%) XSD
7 11 (2.70%) OLE
8 9 (2.21%) XSLT
8 9 (2.21%) Web Services
9 7 (1.72%) J2EE
10 6 (1.47%) Middleware
11 4 (0.98%) Visualforce
12 3 (0.74%) WebSphere MQ
12 3 (0.74%) Oracle Fusion
13 2 (0.49%) REST
13 2 (0.49%) ActiveMQ
13 2 (0.49%) Ajax
13 2 (0.49%) JSON
13 2 (0.49%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.35%) Management Information System
2 25 (6.14%) CMDB
3 18 (4.42%) Wiki
4 16 (3.93%) Social Media
5 11 (2.70%) Graphic Design
6 9 (2.21%) W3C
6 9 (2.21%) Clustering
6 9 (2.21%) Mainframe
6 9 (2.21%) Blackberry
6 9 (2.21%) Semantic Web
7 8 (1.97%) Taxonomies
8 7 (1.72%) Data Conversion
8 7 (1.72%) iPad
9 6 (1.47%) NHS
10 5 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.23%) Equities
10 5 (1.23%) Credit Risk
10 5 (1.23%) iPhone
10 5 (1.23%) Open Source
11 4 (0.98%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 68 (16.71%) UNIX
2 56 (13.76%) Windows
3 39 (9.58%) Linux
4 31 (7.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (7.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (7.13%) Windows XP
7 25 (6.14%) Windows 2000
8 8 (1.97%) Solaris
9 5 (1.23%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.98%) MVS
10 4 (0.98%) AIX
11 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.25%) Android
13 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (26.78%) Project Management
2 102 (25.06%) ITIL
3 92 (22.60%) Test Scripting
4 75 (18.43%) CRM
5 58 (14.25%) Test Automation
6 50 (12.29%) Service Management
7 49 (12.04%) Change Management
8 44 (10.81%) Incident Management
9 38 (9.34%) Service Delivery
9 38 (9.34%) Workflow
10 36 (8.85%) Validation
11 31 (7.62%) Problem Management
12 30 (7.37%) Software Testing
12 30 (7.37%) Test Strategy
13 28 (6.88%) ITSM
13 28 (6.88%) Stakeholder Management
14 27 (6.63%) Document Management
15 26 (6.39%) Migration
16 24 (5.90%) Release Management
17 21 (5.16%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (24.82%) JavaScript
2 59 (14.50%) C#
3 57 (14.00%) VB
4 38 (9.34%) SQL
5 31 (7.62%) Java
6 11 (2.70%) VBA
7 9 (2.21%) XQuery
7 9 (2.21%) SPARQL
8 5 (1.23%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.98%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.49%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.49%) C
11 1 (0.25%) ABAP
11 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 144 (35.38%) Security Cleared
2 128 (31.45%) ISTQB
3 117 (28.75%) SC Cleared
4 71 (17.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 67 (16.46%) DV Cleared
6 54 (13.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 41 (10.07%) Degree
8 28 (6.88%) ISEB
9 14 (3.44%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.97%) MCITP
13 7 (1.72%) CCNA
14 4 (0.98%) MOS
15 3 (0.74%) MCSE
15 3 (0.74%) CCNP
15 3 (0.74%) PMP
15 3 (0.74%) PMI Certification
15 3 (0.74%) BC Cleared
15 3 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.85%) QA
2 24 (5.90%) SLA
3 4 (0.98%) COBIT
4 3 (0.74%) BS15000
5 2 (0.49%) GCP
5 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.49%) GxP
6 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
System Software
1 23 (5.65%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.19%) Nmap
3 6 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.49%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.25%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 49 (12.04%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (3.19%) Nessus
3 11 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (1.72%) SCCM
5 6 (1.47%) SCOM
6 4 (0.98%) OVSD
7 3 (0.74%) ARCserve
7 3 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.49%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.49%) OpenView
9 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.25%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 156 (38.33%) Microsoft
2 148 (36.36%) HP
3 141 (34.64%) Oracle
4 22 (5.41%) BMC
5 21 (5.16%) Citrix
6 20 (4.91%) Remedy
7 10 (2.46%) ServiceNow
8 9 (2.21%) SAP
8 9 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (2.21%) VMware
9 7 (1.72%) Dell
9 7 (1.72%) Cisco
9 7 (1.72%) CA
10 6 (1.47%) IBM
11 5 (1.23%) Sybase
11 5 (1.23%) Adobe
11 5 (1.23%) Lotus
11 5 (1.23%) Bloomberg
11 5 (1.23%) Sitecore
11 5 (1.23%) 29West
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